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    Sale 2771

    The Sculpture Sale

    21 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 1097

    Joseph Mendes da Costa (Dutch, 1863-1939)

    Spinoza

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Joseph Mendes da Costa (Dutch, 1863-1939)
    Spinoza
    signed with monogram and dated 1909, foundry mark FONDRIE NATLE DES BRONZES J. PETERMANN ST GILLES-BRUXELLES
    bronze, inscribed BEATITUDO BARUCH DE SPINOZA
    33 cm. high (incl. bronze base)


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    See for comparison:
    T.B. Roorda, Nieuwe beeldhouwkunst in Nederland: Dr. J. Mendes da Costa, after 1928, plate VIII B
    A.M. Hammacher, Mendes da Costa, de geestelijke boodschap der beeldhouwkunst, 1941, no. 29 (ill. of another cast)
    Exhibition catalogue Leven in een verzameling. Toegepaste kunst 1890-1940 uit de collectie Meentwijck, Singer Museum, Laren, 2000, p. 171, no. 195 (ill. of another cast)
    Moderne Kunst, VIII (1910), no. 95 (ill. of another cast)
    Wendingen, Maandblad voor Bouwen en sieren van architectura et amicitae, V (1923) no. 5 and 6, p. 6 (ill. of another cast)
    A.M. Hammacher, Mendes da Costa. De geestlijke boodschap der beeldhouwkunst, Rotterdam 1941, no. 29 (ill. of another cast)
    A.M. Hammacher, Beeldhouwkunst van deze eeuw en een schets van haar ontwikkeling in de negentiende eeuw, Amsterdam 1955, no. 29 (ill. of another cast)
    Kunstschrift, XLI (1997), no. 1 (Joseph Mendes da Costa special), p. 26, no. 33 (ill. of another cast), p. 34, no. 48 (ill. of another cast)

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